The AOU and the Cooper Ornithological Society (COS) make grants and awards for ornithological education and research. The COS offers the Mewaldt-King Student Research Award of US$1,000 to graduate students of any nationality at universities in any country, with a deadline of 15 January 2017. The AOU's research grants (up to US$2,500) include the Alexander Wetmore Memorial Research Award, which encourages applicants from Latin America. The application deadline is 30 January 2017. The AOU's International Grants Program supports Latin American students enrolled in Latin American universities, with an application deadline on 15 March of each year.
American Ornithologists Union (AOU) -- Grants and Awards in Ornithology 2017